Police respond to lethal weekend on our roads

Police are pleading with drivers to take more responsibility after a lethal weekend on the country’s roads. Nine people have died between Friday and the early hours of this morning, bringing the road toll to 292 for 2017, up 41 on the same time last year. At least 10 others have been injured or seriously injured. Assistant Commissioner Road Policing, Sandra […]

Early wake up call from Civil Defence

Many Vodafone customers received an ‘emergency alert text message’ in error from the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management on Wednesday 4 October. At about 1.30am many customers received a test text message that was sent to the public in error, resulting in them being woken from their sleep. Three messages were sent in total, two nationwide and one to […]

Section of Kingseat Rd to remain closed

A police spokesperson has confirmed that a section of Kingseat Road has been closed after a large hole has formed in the road due to rainfall. “The road will be closed between Glenbrook Rd and Pearson Rd for the foreseeable future as engineers assess the hole, which is approximately 2m x 2m in size,” they said. Motorists are asked to use […]

Port Waikato September Fire Round Up

After a busy start to the year, the month of September was nice and quiet.  There were only two  medicals in the whole month so a nice period of undisturbed sleeps. At the Port Waikato Pink Breakfast we auctioned ourselves for an hours labour so spent an afternoon at a generous local’s property doing gardening—an enjoyable teamwork occasion. We were […]

Auckland Westpac Daily Missions 6 October 2017

On Friday 6 October at 3.25pm, W2 crew were tasked to Otaua to assist a female patient in her 20’s who had fallen from her horse and suffered neck pain. She was transported to Middlemore Hospital in a moderate condition. The Auckland Westpac Helicopter relies heavily on the support of the community to keep flying. Your generous donation enables them to […]

New World Waiuku lucky again

Five Lotto players won $51,339 each with Lotto Second Division in Saturday night’s live Lotto draw, from tickets bought at different New Worlds across the country, with one of those stores being Waiuku. Anyone who bought their ticket from Waiuku New World supermarket should write their name on the back of the ticket and check it immediately at any Lotto […]


Boutique Christmas Market

We are excited to bring a Christmas Market to our loyal customers in Pukekohe! To finish off another great year of Boutique Markets, we are launching our first Christmas Market in wonderful Pukekohe! With a great selection of stalls, you’ll be hard pressed not to find the perfect gift! From handmade gifts to stocking stuffers, come along for a day Read more […]

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